World Championships Budapest - Event

World Championships Budapest

  • Date: 28 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
  • Place: Budapest, Hungary
  • Type: World Championships
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Former lightweight World Champion Ami Kondo retires

20 Oct 2020 13:50

Former lightweight World Champion Ami Kondo retires as judoka. Although the Nagoya native captured a 48kg World title at the 2014 world championships in Chelyabinsk and Olympic bronze, the tiny Kondo retires at the age of 25. In Russia she took the world title when she was just 19. Kondo ended up with bronze at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as well as the 2015 and 2017 world championships in Astana and Budapest. Read more

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Naidan Tüvshinbayar elected President of the Mongolian NOC

14 Aug 2020 21:00

In 2008 Mongolian Naidan Tüvshinbayar became the first Olympic Champion in the sporting history of his country. Twelve years later exactly, on 14th August 2020, he was elected President of the Mongolian National Olympic Committee, by an overwhelming majority. Read more

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British medal optimism in 2021 based on history

24 Jun 2020 15:45

Great Britain’s record at Olympic Games level over the years has been equally as sketchy. To date they have won only eighteen Olympic medals in Judo since it was added to the Summer games schedule way back in 1964. Neil Adams is still the most successful British judoka after winning silver in the men’s U71 kg category in 1980 in Moscow, Russia, and again in the men’s U78 kg category in 1984 in Los Angeles, USA. Read more

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Unbroken Nemanja Majdov fights for country and family

30 Apr 2020 17:15

Serbia is in a lock-down and practically everything is closed. The situation seems under control though but people have to stay at home. It’s a good reason to speak to Nemanja Majdov, the man who wrote on the door of his club that became the new world champion in 2017 and so he did. He speaks about the past and present and future and his mental health. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Mikael Ozerler aka Miha Zgank

17 Apr 2020 12:20

In the beginning of this Olympic cycle Slovenian judoka Mihael Zgank took a silver medal at the World Championships in Budapest. It took a while but he switched to Turkey and took the name of Mikail Ozerler. Ozerler clinched the gold at the Grand Prix in Antalya in 2019 and captured the European Games gold in Minsk. We can’t say this qualification for his second Olympic Games was boring. JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh spoke to the current European Champion U90kg. Read more